Biden makes history with US attorney noms

The majority of the eight nominees would be the first Black or female US attorneys in their districts

4 lessons for new lawyers in 2021

Experienced legal professionals share their experience for new lawyers entering the profession

Partnership promotions highlight growth opportunities at Meredith Connell

The firm's partnership across Auckland and Wellington has swelled to a total of 34

Chapman Tripp helps gun Hertz’s engines in reorg

The firm also played a role in a landmark deal for the New Zealand racing industry

Law Society backs judicial independence in Samoa

The organisation has expressed its concerns to NZ’s foreign affairs and trade ministry

HFW urges staff to champion sustainability through year-long global challenge

The firm has introduced special software that will enable staff to monitor their carbon footprint

Crown court judge’s bullying suit elicits watershed admission from UK government

The government conceded that ministers and senior judiciary members owe judges a duty of care

McCaw Lewis’ first female Māori executive director walks the talk on diversity and inclusion

Leading a firm doesn’t need “a one-size-fits-all approach,” Renika Siciliano tells NZ Lawyer

Law Society releases written submission on appeal over COVID-19 lockdown’s legality

The organisation acted as a neutral participant because the case “involved issues of general and wide importance”

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Maybe Elon Musk has the right idea about crazy corporate titles

If you can understand that headline, you've spent too long at the office

Responsibility lies strictly with firms, which is why addressing the gaps is important, expert says

There is a lot of misinformation about this topic, which has created confusion, says Dr AML

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Mackenzie Elvin associate: ‘People remain at the focus of our business’

Laura McLoughlin-Ware says communication and mentorship should be valued by lawyers

Exclusive Feature: The brain drain

Why senior patent attorneys are leaving

The subtleties of trusts and AML/CFT compliance

There is a lot of misinformation about this topic, which has created confusion, says Dr AML

What in-house lawyers should keep in mind facing risk and compliance challenges

LOD’s Louise Unger shares three things in-house legal professionals should always consider